For a small Himalayan state, Nepal has gone through more than its share of tragedies in recent years.
The country has seen the political system crumbled and democratic institutions in tatters. Now, the earthquake has struck a huge blow in which the mountains have crumbled.
Nepal as a state has existed in various forms for more than 2,500 years and has been a tourist magnet because of the mountains and picturesque ancient temples dotted around the Kathmandu Valley.
It was very heartrending to see the scale of devastation in my birthplace. I have regarded my native country as the land of holy mountains.… Seguir leyendo »